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Creamer, Inkster return home for Swinging Skirts
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It’s homecoming week for Juli Inkster and Paula Creamer. Inkster and Creamer will tee it up at Lake Merced Golf Club in Thursday’s start of the inaugural Swinging Skirts Classic in San Francisco with family and friends out to cheer them on. Inkster, 53, grew up in the Bay Area, in Santa Cruz, went to […]

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Hanson, the forgotten pioneer in women's golf
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It didn’t take Beverly Hanson long to realize that playing golf was more rewarding than writing about it. The pay was better, too. Equipped with a journalism degree from North Dakota, she went to work at The Fargo Forum for 50 cents an hour and was assigned to cover a men’s golf tournament. Her first byline […]

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Poults, Duf take on world champs in table tennis
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Ian Poulter and Jason Dufner are competing in this week’s Volvo China Open. But before the golf tournament gets underway, the European Ryder Cup hero and the reigning PGA champion had another athletic endeavor to tend to. Poulter and Dufner competed against former table tennis world champions Jan-Ove Waldner, Jörgen Persson and Jiang Jialiang in a […]

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Pettersen set to make return at Swinging Skirts Inv.
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Suzann Pettersen is ready to make her return to the LPGA after a month off recovering from a back injury. Pettersen, No. 2 in the Rolex Women’s World Rankings, will tee it up in Thursday’s start of the new Swinging Skirts Invitational at Lake Merced Golf Club in San Francisco. “When you get injured, it […]

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Wie visits Stanford, wishes she were a freshman again
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Michelle Wie gets to celebrate her first professional victory in her Hawaiian hometown while playing golf this week in what she considers her second home. After winning the Lotte Championship Saturday, Wie flew to the San Francisco Bay Area on a red-eye flight late Sunday night to prepare to play in the Swinging Skirts Invitational […]

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Beverly Hanson, Forgotten Pioneer in Women's Golf
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It didn’t take Beverly Hanson long to realize that playing golf was more rewarding than writing about it.

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Pinehurst No. 2: Future of water-conscious golf?
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Pinehurst No. 2 won’t have the look or feel of a typical U.S. Open when the season’s second major is contested across its fairways and greens this summer. What it does offer, according to architect Bill Coore, is a glimpse into the future of golf as water conservation becomes an issue of increasing importance. Coore […]

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Begay: Redskins owner's foundation 'a gimmick'
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Notah Begay isn’t a fan of Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder and a new foundation that he has created. Begay, an on-course reporter and analyst for NBC and Golf Channel, established a foundation in 2005 to help prevent type 2 diabetes in Native American children through health and wellness programs. On Tuesday, Begay told USA […]

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Quiksilver jumps on board with golf apparel
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Golfers are not created equal. Especially the recreational ones. Some must – absolutely must – dress like a touring pro. Others must – shamefully must – dress as outrageous as possible. In between, you’ll find Quiksilver’s line of Amphibian shorts and polo shirts. The company known for its surfing and skating apparel is venturing out […]

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Stock Watch: Wie rising, Reed falling since 'top 5' comment
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Each week on GolfChannel.com, we’ll examine which players’ stocks and trends are rising and falling in the world of golf. RISING Michelle Wie (+10%): The former teen phenom is now a well-adjusted young woman who seems poised to finally unlock all of that awesome potential. Her long-awaited third win was an even bigger victory for […]

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R&A chief Dawson to retire in September 2015
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R&A chief executive Peter Dawson announced Tuesday that he intends to retire in September 2015. Dawson has been at the helm of the R&A, and the secretary of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, for the past 16 years. Dawson became the joint secretary of the International Golf Federation in 1999 and […]

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